Several arguments have been advanced on what makes runners from this region tick. But perhaps the strongest reason is living at an elevated altitude.
There has been a steady rise in female representation in Ugandan sport. Let's go down memory lane to check out the female crème de crème of Uganda’s athletics....
Many athletes have abandoned sport or retired after giving birth, but the 24-year-old will not hear any of that and promised to return to action.
“Prayer is key in my life. I have devoted my life to Jesus."
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